Category Archives: Environment

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Vanishing Salmon: The Knockout Blow

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Commentary in the Telegraph Journal Written by Inka Milewski, Science Advisor for the Conservation Council of New Brunswick With catch restrictions placed on salmon anglers, thousands of volunteer hours dedicated to river and stream enhancement projects, millions of salmon released from hatcheries, and millions of dollars dedicated to research, still, wild Atlantic salmon continued to decline (Telegraph-Journal series, Downstream: Saving […]

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Question Period: Water Classification Regulation – Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Mr. Coon: My question is for the Minister of Environment and Local Government. Last week marked the 13th anniversary of the introduction into law of the Water Classification Regulation, which is designed to protect our freshwater resources, in theory, by establishing legally binding water quality standards for our rivers and streams. It was amended in 2008 to address some matters […]

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